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How Do Things Grow?

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Why are zebras striped? What makes your arms bend? How do plants drink water? Why don't fish have fur? Discover the answers to these questions and more in these fantastic experiments that cover everything from finding out how different animals use their senses to making a pond viewer.

Author Biography: David Glover is an experienced teacher who is committed to making science accessible, fun, and relevant for children. He is also an author of ...

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Overview

Why are zebras striped? What makes your arms bend? How do plants drink water? Why don't fish have fur? Discover the answers to these questions and more in these fantastic experiments that cover everything from finding out how different animals use their senses to making a pond viewer.

Author Biography: David Glover is an experienced teacher who is committed to making science accessible, fun, and relevant for children. He is also an author of children's science books, as well as a respected education consultant.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789478481
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Series: Experiments In Science
  • Edition description: 1 AMER ED
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.68 (w) x 11.18 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Hello! 12
Parents' notes
Living and Growing 16
Your Body 42
Plants 68
Exploring Nature 94
Living and Growing
Is it alive? 18
Special parts 20
Eating 22
Growing 24
Moving 26
Sensing the world 28
Animal disguise 30
Animal homes 32
Laying eggs 34
Life cycles 36
It's quiz time! 38
Your Body
Body parts 44
Different faces 46
Food and drink 48
Keeping clean 50
Your senses 52
How many teeth? 54
How you grow 56
Keeping fit 58
Taking medicine 60
Your family 62
It's quiz time! 64
Plants
Parts of a plant 70
Green leaves 72
Finding water 74
Watering plants 76
Find the light 78
Watch it grow 80
Cress heads 82
Beautiful flowers 84
What's inside? 86
Sowing seeds 88
It's quiz time! 90
Exploring Nature
Nature notes 96
A collection 98
Mini-beasts 100
Animal groups 102
Garden birds 104
Pond life 106
A place to live 108
Garden life 110
Nature at home 112
Caring for nature 114
It's quiz time! 116
Glossary 118
Index 124
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